CES 2015: BlackBerry Unveils IoT Platform, Device Prices on AT&T, Momentum for BBM and New Smartwatch App (Pictures)

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At CES 2015 in Las Vegas on Wednesday, BlackBerry officially unveiled its Internet of Things platform, while showing off a powerful, cutting-edge example of an IoT healthcare device built using our technology.

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BlackBerry President for Devices and Emerging Solutions, Ron Louks (left) announced pricing and the coming availability of its BlackBerry Classic and Passport smartphones on our long-standing carrier partner in the U.S., AT&T.

The BlackBerry Passport and Classic will cost $199 and $49.99, respectively, on 2-year contracts, but even less upfront through the AT&T Next financing programs. See more pictures of the AT&T devices and read more here.

Finally, BlackBerry also touted the strong growth of its long-popular BBM messaging app, especially among iPhone and Android users, and showed off a new version that runs on Android Wear smartwatches.

Read “It’s BBM Time” to learn more about the app and see a picture of it running…

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